MOBERLY, Mo.— The Missouri Department of Economic Development today announced that Cardinal Health will expand its Moberly manufacturing facility, creating 50 new jobs for the area over the next six years.
“Cardinal Health’s decision to expand in Moberly is a testament to the state’s manufacturing strength,” said Mike Downing, director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development. “Missouri’s central location is an inherent advantage, and our skilled workforce makes projects like this possible.”
Among the 50 new, full-time positions to be filled at the Moberly facility are maintenance technicians, machine operators and material handlers. The expansion will bring the company’s Moberly workforce to 175.
A hiring event has been scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 9, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Comfort Inn located at 1801 West Outer Road in Moberly. During the hiring event, prospective applicants have the opportunity to learn more about the company, which is a global leader in the healthcare industry and ranked No. 26 on the Fortune 500 list. People can also interview directly for the open positions.
“We are pleased that Cardinal Health is making an additional investment in the Moberly facility, said Bob Riley, mayor of the City of Moberly. “This is another affirmation of the quality workforce that Central Missouri has to offer companies competing in an international marketplace.”
The history of Cardinal Health in Moberly goes back several decades. “Cardinal Health has been a long-time member of the community, and we are looking forward to the future as they grow their operations in Moberly,” said Corey Mehaffy, President of Moberly Area Economic Development. “The addition of employment at the facility will have a positive impact across a wide area of our region.
Individual interested in learning more about the employment opportunities with Cardinal Health can visit www.cardinalhealth.com. Applications can be submitted on line through the “careers” tab at the website.
To assist Cardinal Health with its expansion project, the Department of Economic Development has authorized a strategic incentive package that the company can receive if it meets strict job creation and investment criteria. Key partners on the project include the Moberly Area Economic Development Corporation.